Feb 22, 2013

Seth MacFarlane Takes the Oscar Reins

Seth MacFarlane Takes the Oscar Reins

Seth MacFarlane tackles hosting duties at Sunday's Oscar ceremonies. The Academy Awards will air on ABC at 7 p.m. ET.

Feb 22, 2013

MacFarlane Aims to Perk Up Stodgy Oscars

MacFarlane Aims to Perk Up Stodgy Oscars

"Family Guy" creator may bring a cheekiness that prods younger viewers to check out the Oscars just to see what he might pull. But just how far will Seth MacFarlane push it?

Feb 22, 2013

Oprah, Quvenzhane Wallis Honored at Essence Event

Oprah, Quvenzhane Wallis Honored at Essence Event

Winfrey, Wallis, Naomie Harris and others attend Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Feb 21, 2013

Puppies Pick Oscars' Best Picture Winner

Puppies Pick Oscars' Best Picture Winner

Following a nail-biting Super Bowl pick, Jimmy Fallon's perceptive puppies are at it again. This time, they've turned their attention to the Oscars.

Feb 21, 2013

Does Oscar Crown Await Affleck's "Argo"?

Does Oscar Crown Await Affleck's "Argo"?

Ben Affleck's CIA thriller has dominated the awards season with wins at the Golden Globes and ceremonies held by the Directors Guild of America, the Screen Actors Guild and the Producers Guild of America.

Feb 21, 2013

Students Replace Models as Oscar Carriers

Students Replace Models as Oscar Carriers

Six college students from across the country won a contest to help present the Oscar statuettes this year.

Feb 22, 2013

And the Oscar Goes To...?

And the Oscar Goes To...?

This year's Oscars are expected to have a couple of sure bets, but there are also some categories that are still wide open.

Feb 21, 2013

Raw Video: Oscar Red Carpet Rolled Out

Raw Video: Oscar Red Carpet Rolled Out

The red carpet has been rolled out and the stage is being struck for the star-studded Oscar presentation to be hosted by Seth MacFarlane. The annual show will air on ABC-TV Sunday night Feb 24 from...

Feb 21, 2013

Palestinian Director, Oscar Nominee Detained at LAX

Palestinian Director, Oscar Nominee Detained at LAX

Immigration officials briefly detained the Palestinian director of an Oscar-nominated documentary on his way into Los Angeles for Sunday's Academy Awards. "5 Broken Cameras" director Emad Burnat said that...

Feb 20, 2013

VIP Oscar Parties: An Insider's Guide

VIP Oscar Parties: An Insider's Guide

Take a peek inside these invite-only bashes

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Student Hiking With Friends Dead in Bear Attack: Officials

Student Hiking With Friends Dead in Bear Attack: Officials

A 299-pound black bear likely attacked and killed a 22-year-old Rutgers student who had been hiking with friends in a northern New Jersey nature preserve Sunday, wildlife and school officials say.

100 Arrested As Climate Protesters Flood Wall Street

100 Arrested As Climate Protesters Flood Wall Street

A day after more than 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, hundreds of activists gathered Monday in lower Manhattan's financial district, chanting, carrying signs and — in...

5 Children Stuck With Needle at School: NYPD

5 Children Stuck With Needle at School: NYPD

Five third-grade students at a Bronx elementary school were allegedly stuck with a hypodermic needle by another student last week, parents and police say.

Cop Hit in Long Island Hit-Run; 2 Charged: Police

Cop Hit in Long Island Hit-Run; 2 Charged: Police

A Long Island police officer is in critical condition after he was hit by a driver who briefly got away after a traffic stop on Monday afternoon, police say.

NYPD Clergy Liaison Stabbed in Brooklyn Heights: Police

NYPD Clergy Liaison Stabbed in Brooklyn Heights: Police

An NYPD clergy liaison was seriously injured after being stabbed during an argument with an employee in Brooklyn, police say.

Fox Attacks 2nd-Grader, Staffers on School Playground

Fox Attacks 2nd-Grader, Staffers on School Playground

A fox bit a second-grade boy on his school playground, before also attacking the teacher and school psychologist who rushed to his rescue Monday morning outside Broad Brook Elementary School in East Windsor. The...